Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 211 107
Rank change year-on-year +16 -104 -41
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 69 75 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.11% 1.01% 2.89%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.56% 2.96% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65 73 195
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,250 £54,650
North West median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,937 2,531 2,660
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 31.09% 34.17% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,604 2,196 2,306
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +23 12 £40,000 +6.67%
Cheadle - 8 £52,500 -
Bolton +15 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Wigan +12 1 £25,500 +2.00%
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 48 (69.57%) SQL
3 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
4 32 (46.38%) .NET
5 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (31.88%) C#
8 21 (30.43%) XML
9 20 (28.99%) Web Services
9 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
9 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
10 19 (27.54%) Windows
11 16 (23.19%) jQuery
11 16 (23.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
12 15 (21.74%) MVC
12 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
12 15 (21.74%) Degree
13 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
14 12 (17.39%) IIS
14 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
14 12 (17.39%) Scrum
15 11 (15.94%) CSS
15 11 (15.94%) HTML
15 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (15.94%) SDLC

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.39%) IIS
2 6 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.59%) SaaS
3 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (5.80%) Office 365
5 2 (2.90%) PaaS
6 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) DHCP
1 5 (7.25%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 26 (37.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (28.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (23.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (17.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 10 (14.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (11.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (10.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (8.70%) Power BI
10 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.90%) MySQL
11 2 (2.90%) OLAP
11 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.90%) QlikView
12 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (1.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Automotive
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (52.17%) Developer
2 15 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 14 (20.29%) DBA
4 12 (17.39%) SQL DBA
5 11 (15.94%) C# Developer
5 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Administrator
11 3 (4.35%) Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Database Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
12 2 (2.90%) Junior
12 2 (2.90%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) XML
3 20 (28.99%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.99%) Web Services
4 16 (23.19%) jQuery
5 15 (21.74%) .NET Framework
6 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (15.94%) CSS
7 11 (15.94%) HTML
8 9 (13.04%) Ajax
8 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (13.04%) WCF
9 8 (11.59%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.70%) .NET Core
10 6 (8.70%) React
11 5 (7.25%) RESTful
12 3 (4.35%) JSON
12 3 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) User Experience
6 2 (2.90%) Replication
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.54%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.74%) MVC
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (15.94%) SDLC
5 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (13.04%) DevOps
6 9 (13.04%) ETL
7 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.59%) Decision-Making
7 8 (11.59%) Patch Management
7 8 (11.59%) Tech Ops
7 8 (11.59%) Validation
8 7 (10.14%) Contingency Planning
9 6 (8.70%) Web Development
10 5 (7.25%) High Availability
10 5 (7.25%) Migration
10 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.80%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 48 (69.57%) SQL
2 22 (31.88%) C#
3 19 (27.54%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.04%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.35%) VBScript
7 3 (4.35%) XPath
8 2 (2.90%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.90%) VB
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) AWK
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Python
9 1 (1.45%) R
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 15 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 4 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) vSphere
3 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) Docker
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
1 4 (5.80%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.70%) RedGate
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 4 (5.80%) McAfee
4 2 (2.90%) Tableau
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds